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Chapter1 - Interpersonal Communication Chapter 1 Intro to...

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Interpersonal Communication Chapter 1 – Intro to Interpersonal Communication Communication: the process of acting on information (radio, internet, face-to- face, self) Human Communication: process of making sense of the world and sharing it with others. Interpersonal Communication: process of interacting simultaneously with another person and mutually influencing each other, usually for the purpose of managing relationships. Impersonal Communication: when we are not interested in managing a relationship (human, not personal). Relationship: on-going connection that we have with other people. Interpersonal Communication o Distinctive o Transactional o Involves mutual influence o Manages relationships o About content and relationships Content: messages can refer to the real world. Men tend to focus on this dimension. Relationship: messages can refer to the relationship between the people communicating. Women tend to focus more on this dimension. Human Communication
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This note was uploaded on 03/11/2011 for the course COMM 025 taught by Professor Miller during the Spring '11 term at GWU.

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